Celebrating the Fourth of July with a Toddler

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There are two conversations I truly do not enjoy having with another person - talking about the weather and talking about how fast time is flying by.But, hey! It's hot out, and can you believe it's already almost July?! ;)For real, maybe it's just me, but I can't believe we're already in summer. Maybe it's the fact that I'm chasing my toddler around while carrying a six … [Read more...]

Fourth of July Accessories for Babies

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I find it SO fun to accessorize a baby. To start, they look precious. And perhaps more importantly, they don't typically tear or rip something off, unlike a toddler!The Fourth of July is the perfect occasion to doll up your baby girl or boy with some adorable festive accessories. Here are a few of my favorites!EtsyIf you give yourself enough time to get an order in … [Read more...]

10 Fun Ideas For Celebrating The 4th Of July With Kids

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Today we're talking 4th of July. I've gathered up 10 fun ideas for celebrating the 4th with kids. All of these ideas are bound to be a hit with your children! Fourth Of July Crafts. Celebrate the 4th by making some crafts like this cute Uncle Sam pin by Spoonful.Fourth Of July Desserts. Get the kids in the kitchen with you this holiday and let them … [Read more...]

Creating Fourth of July Traditions in Your Family

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Growing up, my family would go to see fireworks on the Fourth of July. No matter what the weather looked like or the amount of traffic that would meet us as we drove our huge minivan into the “big city,” we saw fireworks every year until I was about 18. Towards the end, it came to be something that we kind of dreaded, but in the beginning, as a child, seeing fireworks was … [Read more...]

7 Creative Ideas for Fourth of July Cupcakes

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I love cupcakes. I love that they’re fun and sweet and topped with icing and little enough to make me think that I’m actually doing something kind of good for my hips and thighs.I think cupcakes are good for any day of the week, but are best on holidays. One of my favorite holidays to make cupcakes is the Fourth of July just because I love mixing reds, whites, and blues for … [Read more...]